IRENA Partners with Alliance of Small Island States to Accelerate Energy Transition in SIDS

IRENA and AOSIS signed an agreement today at COP26, known as ‘Adaptation Day’, that will see the two organisations work closely to mobilise climate finance and to advance the deployment of renewable energy across Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
  • November 2021

Leading Players Call for Immediate Actions at COP26 to Accelerate Renewable Energy Jobs

More than 130 renewable energy leaders, under the auspices of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Coalition for Action, launched a Call to Action today, encouraging all governments at national, regional, and local levels to ensure access to high-quality, sustainable jobs during the energy transition.
  • November 2021

IRENA Members Advance Energy Transition Agenda Ahead of COP26

IRENA Council will be held on 26 and 27 October 2021 in Abu Dhabi, preparing the Agency’s future strategic objectives.
  • October 2021

IRENA and Climate Investment Funds Partner to Advance the Energy Transition

CIF and IRENA will join forces to accelerate investment in clean energy globally. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today by CIF’s CEO Mafalda Duarte and IRENA’s General Director, Francesco La Camera during a virtual signing ceremony.
  • October 2021

Green Hydrogen Fuels to Enable Up to 80 per cent of Global Shipping Emission Cuts by 2050

Green hydrogen-based fuels set to be the backbone for the sector’s decarbonisation, IRENA says.
  • October 2021

IRENA and UNICEF Join Forces to Empower Youth for a Sustainable Future

Partners agree to promote access to renewable energy for children and amplify voices of youth to drive the global energy transition.
  • October 2021


Ministers, Mayors, CEOs Announce Huge Push on Clean and Efficient Energy

The Energy Action Day, which took place ahead of the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy, aimed to accelerate collective action towards net-zero and climate-resilient energy systems.
  • September 2021

IRENA and World Government Summit Sign Partnership to Advance Energy Transition

Two parties will use convening power to advance solutions and build cooperation to support governments as they pursue sustainable development.
  • August 2021

IRENA’s World Energy Transitions Outlook Re-Writes Energy Narrative for a Net Zero World

Change in investments, capital markets and policies tabled to realise energy transition dividend of 122 million energy jobs by 2050.
  • June 2021